Loss of Power Steering Fluid From Steering Rack Failure on Buick Park Avenue

The steering rack may fail causing a loss of power steering fluid as a result the steering may become hard to turn.

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Average mileage: 138,911 (78,000–242,977)
15 model years affected: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, more1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 165,887 mi,
Power steering fluid is leaking. My mechanic tells me that it needs a new power steering rack and pinion. Total repair estimate: $862.55.
hard to turn steering wheel at slow speeds or just when parking.how much does it cost to repair replace\steering rack.
1994 Buick Park Avenue 78,000 mi,
It's hard to turn steering wheel while moving slow or parking and when I hit the gas it makes streaking noise
power steering fluid leaking at rack.
1998 Buick Park Avenue 242,977 mi,
Sound like. Its out of fiuld
1997 Buick Park Avenue 124,337 mi,
Hard to turn left or right.
rack and pump leaking, recommended replacement at yearly inspection. Car has had several suspension parts replaced between 130,000 and 170,000 including stabilizer links.
2001 Buick Park Avenue 150,000 mi,
Power steering went out completely due to loss of fluid.